Falset, Tarragona

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Falset
Municipality
Falset
Falset
Coat of arms of Falset
Coat of arms
Falset is located in Catalonia
Falset
Falset
Location in Catalonia
Falset is located in Spain
Falset
Falset
Falset (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°9′N 0°49′E / 41.150°N 0.817°E / 41.150; 0.817Coordinates: 41°9′N 0°49′E / 41.150°N 0.817°E / 41.150; 0.817
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBandera actual de la provincia de Tarragona.svg Tarragona
ComarcaPriorat
Government
 • MayorJaume Domènech Jordà (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total31.6 km2 (12.2 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total2,838
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
ClimateCsa
Websitewww.falset.org

Falset (pop. 2,935) is the principal village of the comarca of the Priorat, in Catalonia, very famous for its wine. It has a castle and two palaces (Medinacelli and Azahara). It is located about 30km inland from Salou on the N420 road.

The old winery of Falset, also known in Catalonia as one of the Wine Cathedrals, is from Modernisme and Noucentisme style and was designed by the architect Cèsar Martinell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Falset". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Falset". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.

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